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Retaining Wall and Grottos in Gardens at Thornbridge Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Longstone, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2353 / 53°14'7"N

Longitude: -1.7036 / 1°42'12"W

OS Eastings: 419883

OS Northings: 370961

OS Grid: SK198709

Mapcode National: GBR 467.2EG

Mapcode Global: WHCD0.SYZ3

Entry Name: Retaining Wall and Grottos in Gardens at Thornbridge Hall

Listing Date: 22 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158314

English Heritage Legacy ID: 80922

Location: Great Longstone, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE45

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Great Longstone

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Longstone St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

3/11 (East Side)
Retaining wall and grottos
in gardens at Thornbridge

Retaining wall and grottos. Late C19. Stone. Retaining wall approximately ninety
yards long. Rubble stone with seven urns on rusticated ashlar piers. The urns
are of two alternating designs. To the south an urn on a polygonal table and a
castellated grotto with steps down on either side to a lower level. Lower level
has a half domed opening with stone seat. To the south east a rustic grotto of
massive tufa blocks. Stone bench set in with festoons of fruit on the backrest.

Listing NGR: SK1988370961

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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